'The Circle of Life': Timelapse Shows Carpet Python Devouring Possum

A Queensland snake catcher captured a timelapse showing a carpet python eating a possum during a recent callout.

Luke Huntley shared this footage on his Facebook page Snake Catcher Noosa. He said, “Today I was very lucky and got to film a carpet python eating a possum at call in Peregian Beach.”

Huntley described this “natural” scene as simply showing “the circle of life”. He took the opportunity to explain how the snake can open its mouth so wide, and also how it “breathes through a little tube at the bottom of its jaw” while eating. “Pretty amazing creatures,” he said. Credit: Snake Catcher Noosa via Storyful

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